metatarsus

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metatarsus

1. the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus, consisting of five long bones
2. the corresponding skeletal part in other vertebrates

metatarsus

[‚med·ə′tär·səs]
(anatomy)
The part of a foot or hindfoot between the tarsus and the phalanges.
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When necessary, tissue from the metatarsal bones was removed manually with a knife and/or by prolonged immersion in hot water (> 80[degrees]C).
The fossil metatarsal bones from Alaskan moose were the longest, followed by those of modern Alaskan moose, mainland moose, and lastly Isle Royale moose.
The length of metatarsal bones from both groups was more accurately predicted using the separate regression equations derived from the respective data sets (Table 3).
Topography of the SFN branches in the dorsum of the foot: The distribution (terminal branching) of the MDCn was related to the first and second metatarsal bones and the first interosseous (IO) spaces, described in decreasing order of frequency (Fig.
The distribution of the IDCn was related to the more lateral metatarsal bones and interosseous spaces, as follows (Fig.
b) on fourth and fifth metatarsal bones, third and fourth 10 spaces: 5 (18.
I'vebroken two metatarsal bones, but luckily they are in my right foot.
Celtic's Peter Grant had to miss the 1989 Scottish Cup Final after breaking one of his metatarsal bones a month before the game.
A glimmer of hope came when an X-ray revealed Beckham had a stress fracture of a second metatarsal bone rather than a clean break.